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Neurosciences Grand Rounds
Start Date: 8/3/2018Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/3/2018End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

An Overview of DBS-Relevant Neuroanatomy, Side Effects and Lead Placement Using a 3D Surgical Simulator

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Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Kirk W. Finnis, PhD, global training and education strategist, Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation & Restorative Therapies Group

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the three primary surgical targets in deep brain stimulation for movement disorders
  • Discuss potential side effects possible for each target
  • Discuss the impact of lead trajectory on efficacy versus side effects

Target Audience
DUCoM faculty, all physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, PAs, CRNPs, RNs; all medical specialties

Continuing Medical Education Credits
Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: This program is eligible for 1 credits in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience, any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

Dr. Finnis has disclosed that he has a commercial relationship and is using materials in his presentation provided by Medtronic. He will support his presentation and clinical recommendations with the “best available evidence” from the medical literature; refrain from and change his presentation to eliminate relevance to recommending health care goods or services produced by Medtronic.

Contact Information:
Name: Kirsten Erwin
Email: kle27@drexel.edu
New College Building
Geary Auditorium A
245 North 15th Street
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